Arthur Jacobs Jr

Arthur Jacobs Jr

Arthur L Jacobs Jr. age 63 of Eldena died Saturday May 2, 2020 at Polo  Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

He was born Sept. 13, 1956 in Dixon the son of Arthur L Jacobs Sr and Patricia Albrecht.

Art was an over the road truck driver prior to retirement and had served in the Army Reserves.

He married Arlene Bonnell May 22, 1981 in Amboy.  She preceded him in death May 7, 2019.

He was also preceded in death by his father and his step mother Gladys Glenn Jacobs, who helped raise him.

Art is survived by children Bill (Samantha) Foster of Milton, WI, Tracy (John) Daniels of Hermitage, PA, Chuck (Stacie) Williar of Sycamore, Michelle (Jaime Faust) Osborn of Clinton, IA, Stephanie (Donnie) Sommers of Kingman, AZ, Aaron (Melanie) Jacobs of DeKalb, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grand daughter; siblings Terri (Brent) Erisman of Leona, TN, Chris (Connie) Jacobs of Amboy, Steve (Val) Jacobs of Amboy, Cheryl (Steven) Bowlby of Parker, CO, Sandra Lightner of Dixon, Rhonda (Tony) Balayti of Eldena, Curtis (An Nhien) Schaefer of Dixon and Melody (Dave) Schrock of Amboy.

Cremation rites have been accorded.  Burial of cremains will be at Prairie Repose Cemetery in Amboy.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  A memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice and Home.  Arrangements by the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.  Condolences may be sent online at